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at the town hall education. the art and recreation campus. what we are looking at is the president of the american center for progress. she is offering opening statements. the president is expected to walk up to the podium any minute now. when he gets up there he is expected no the to talk about any specific policy. the changes or announcements or proposals. instead he will urge congress to pass a budget and extend unemployment insurance by the end of the year. the president will now address a full audience. >> thank you so much. thank you, everybody. please have a seat. sharing a story that resonated with me and there a lot of parallels in my life and resonated with some of you. over the past years, the center for american progress has done incredible work to shape the debate over expanding opportunity for all americans. i could not be more grateful not only for giving me a lot of policy ideas, but a lot of staff. my friend john ran my transition. my chief of staff dennis mcdonough did the cap. you guys are doing a good job training folks. i want to thank all the members of congre
is commissioned by the education division. it brings the story to through the eyes of the four characters. one is a young drummer boy and com shaw himself. he led the regimen and usy sing taylor. >> when i look through the book that they produced for this exhibition, i was moved by the photographs of some of the black soldiers in the civil war with the massachusetts regimen. it was moving and that must have been what inspired you. >> summer and the ultimate inspiration is the sculpture by august us. the shaw memorial that celebrates the wonderful heroes. >> let's take a look at what they are ing ing to doing on th stage. >> the sneers and pitying remarks. look at the perfect triumph of today. i see you on balcony as we pass. adieu. >> my eyes look deep when our parade passes colonel shaw's house. i see colonel shaw seated on his horse, straight as a flag pole. we march on a tree-lined street where his mama, daddy and sister and new wife stand. colonel shaw raises his sword and kisses it. funny salute. feels like he is saying goodbye for a long time. his sisters are crying, but his mama just wa
, is not facing any charges. >> our record speaks for itself. look at the fiscal stability, education, the way people are getting back to work. >> some of gray's opponents are already criticizing him for running again. tommy wells says the mayor doesn't deserve a second chance because he ran a corrupt campaign. >> and new, vice president joe biden is taking a stance against china's air defense zone. earlier today he held a press conference. biden told the u.s. he is deeply concerned about china's attempt to change the status quo in the east china sea. china wants all aircraft entering airspace over water around its land to notify authorities before hand. the u.s., gentleman want and other allies refuse to recognize. this is expected to dominate conversation when biden travels to beijing tomorrow. >>> and right now secretary of state john kerry is meeting with nato diplomats. they want to persuade afghan leaders to keep international forces inning of beyond 2014. that would include u.s. troops. that was a negotiated plan with afghan president hamid karzai last month. they want to postpone until
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